The late Republican Sen. McCain’s iconic “thumbs-down” vote didn’t allow Trump to fully repeal the former President Obama’s signature healthcare law. But Trump succeeded in wrecking parts of the law. His tax bill also contained a rollback of the tax penalty for those who didn’t enroll in healthcare.
Trump never replaced the Affordable Care Act. As a candidate, he said he’d provide “insurance for everybody” and a replacement for the ACA. Unfortunately, he didn’t deliver on that as chief of state. The result? Healthcare has become increasingly unaffordable for the unsubsidized.
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